Important Information for Students

Important Message for Students
Students please do not to come to your campus. For more information go to blackboard and check your program home page for further direction.

April 8, 2020: Social Distancing Message for Students
April 7, 2020: Northern College Continues to Provide Support to Those Impacted by Covid-19
March 17, 2020: Message to Students from Vice-President, Academic and Student Success Dr. Audrey J. Penner
March 17, 2020: Northern College to Suspend Normal Operations as Covid-19 Situation Unfolds

Information for International Students
Please be advised that Northern College has decided to cancel its May 2020 new intake and all the admission of those who have paid for May 2020 will be deferred to Fall 2020. International students who are still interested in Northern college but have not submitted their applications can directly apply for Fall 2020 intake. For detailed information, please refer to - Information for International Students
What Has Northern Done?
• Suspended all face-to-face classes indefinitely.
• Is transitioning to remote learning.
• Enacting academic contingency plans, effective immediately.
• Closed campuses to all visitors
• Increased the number of hygiene stations at all college entrances and common areas on campus.
• Implemented an awareness campaign to encourage our community to make hygiene and preventative behaviours a priority.
• Enhanced cleaning protocols across all campus locations.
• Restricted out-of-country travel for students and employees on college business. Established a COVID-19 Response Team that meets daily to pre-plan prevention initiatives and monitor local, national and international developments. All food that is self-serve and open to handling, such as coffee, tea and soup has been moved to behind the service counter for safer food handling practices.
Events and Community Gatherings
All scheduled events and community gatherings are cancelled to ensure the continued safety of the Northern College community, including:
• The Spring Craft Show
• Holi
• Open House
• Annual Northern College Powwow
• All classes and events hosted by Northern’s Training Division and Academic Upgrading and Continuing Education.
Northern College Student FAQs on Covid-19: Post-Secondary


Campus Specific Directives & Points of Contact

Campus Contact:
Porcupine Health Unit: 705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818

Kirkland Lake
Campus Contact:
Temiskaming Health Unit: 705-567-9355 or 1-866-967-9355

Campus Contact:
Temiskaming Health Unit: 705-647-4305 or 1-866-747-4305

Campus Contact:
Porcupine Health Unit: 705-336-2294

For general inquiries please contact Telehealth Ontario at 1.866.797.0000

Public Health Ontario - How to Hand Wash

What we actually know about the coronavirus

Resources for NC Employees